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"Despite shortcomings, it was a momentous day for Iraqis. It sends a signal that the days of unlimited impunity for these types of crimes may be winding down." Richard Dicker
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"There is an urgent need for a state to step forward. A prolonged delay would raise real questions about the commitment of the international community to international justice." Richard Dicker
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"I think we need to dial down our expectations of the history-telling functions of these trials." Richard Dicker
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"U.S. ambassadors have been acting like schoolyard bullies. The U.S. campaign has not succeeded in undermining global support for the court. But it has succeeded in making the U.S. government look foolish and mean-spirited." Richard Dicker
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"We understand that any trial will need to be accessible to the victims of the crimes, and to those in whose names the crimes were committed, ... But if it proves impossible to conduct a fair trial because of the security conditions, the question arises of relocating the trial elsewhere to allow for a fair proceeding." Richard Dicker
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"The U.S. government has played a very positive role in pressing for Taylor's surrender. His transfer to the Sierra Leone war crimes court marks a milestone in the international community's commitment to justice." Richard Dicker
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"We will look very carefully at how the judges respond to motions submitted by the defense, including requests for more time to allow adequate preparation." Richard Dicker
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"The problem will occur if judges are not able to insulate the tribunal against that influence, ... If they are unable to do that, then there are going to be serious questions about the tribunal's fairness and credibility." Richard Dicker
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"I think there is a danger ... of this spinning out of control," Richard Dicker
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"It was clear that Slobodan Milosevic was not conducting a legal defense to the charges he was facing." Richard Dicker
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"Now more than ever, we urge international donors to provide adequate funding so the court can complete its work successfully." Richard Dicker
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"This reluctance to press Nigeria to hand over Taylor fosters a double standard that betrays the people of Sierra Leone," Richard Dicker
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"The recent murder of two defense lawyers in the trial demonstrates the urgent need to protect those lawyers as well as witnesses," Richard Dicker
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"On the second anniversary of Charles Taylor's flight to Nigeria, his continued impunity is undermining the rule of law in West Africa and putting civilians in the region at risk." Richard Dicker
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"We have grave concerns that the court will not provide the fair trial guarantees required by international law, ... But it's not too late for the tribunal's judges to fix some of these problems if they take steps to ensure a fair trial." Richard Dicker
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"This is a historic step which opens doors to justice for people of Northern Uganda who have suffered horribly for nearly 20 years under the hands of the LRA," Richard Dicker
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"The recent murder of two defense lawyers in the trial demonstrates the urgent need to protect those lawyers as well as witnesses. However, all arrangements for witness protection must be consistent with fair trial guarantees." Richard Dicker
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"However, all arrangements for witness protection must be consistent with fair trial guarantees." Richard Dicker
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"It was clear that Slobodan Milosevic was not conducting a legal defense to the charges he was facing. Rather he embarked on a political offensive to secure his place in the hearts and minds of his followers back in Serbia. That approach extended the length of this trial far beyond what it should have." Richard Dicker
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"She is the principal figure to date to be sentenced by the tribunal, and when you add the confession of guilt it makes for a significant milestone in the work of the tribunal." Richard Dicker
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"We think there is a certainly a credible basis for this investigation by the tribunal given the facts that we have gathered." Richard Dicker
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